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Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds
Francis J. Bremer.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179132.  Daedalus Item Code: 62703
 
The co-founder of the colony of New Haven (later folded into Connecticut), clergyman John Davenport has been neglected in studies that view early New England primarily from a Massachusetts viewpoint. ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (180365) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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Caiaphas: The High Priest
Adele Reinhartz.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570039461.  Daedalus Item Code: 71459
 
As the Roman-appointed high priest who had a hand in orchestrating Jesus's Crucifixion, Caiaphas secured his place in infamy alongside Pontius Pilate. Viewing Caiaphas as more than just a ... (Read More)
 
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The Captain Who Burned His Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, 17501829
Gordon S. Brown.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612510446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64288
 
Former ambassador and advisor Gordon Brown here gives us the first full biography of Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy, as well as a history of the first ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
 
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Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537377.  Daedalus Item Code: 63711
 
The first icon of the silver screen, Charlie Chaplin remains one of the most recognizable Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film. The author of such histories as Rebellion ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer: Brief Lives
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099287483.  Daedalus Item Code: 71099
 
Inspired by John Aubrey's Brief Lives of the 17th century, Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd inaugurated his own series of Brief Lives in 2004 with this portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer. As Booklist ... (Read More)
 
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Chekhov: Scenes From a Life
Rosamund Bartlett.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743230759.  Daedalus Item Code: 54732
 
What made Anton Chekhov tick? What served as a source of creative inspiration in his life? What moved him? In answering these questions, British Russian scholar Rosamund Bartlett focuses on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345407863.  Daedalus Item Code: 70246
 
After his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife, Katharine of Aragon; ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings
Mark Twain. Richard Russo, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907726.  Daedalus Item Code: 69407
 
In this second volume of a two-volume set, Mark Twain's playful exuberance and storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures, from his stint as a fledgling ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Nancy Rubin Stuart.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807001172.  Daedalus Item Code: 63173
 
When Peggy Shippen, a celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, defied her family to marry American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial ... (Read More)
 
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